Marketing Events Manager

South Bay Area (San Francisco, CA)
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Kate Gottfried

Job Description:

Our Biotech client is looking for a Marketing Events Manager to join their team in the South Bay area! The role would require off-site travel to events and tradeshows as needed. 

Responsibilities, include but are not limited to: 
• Own all operational aspects of events 
• Must exercise flawless administrative judgment 
• Develop, maintain and enforce comprehensive event operational standards, policies and procedures 
• Act as a key advisor to other team members and internal stakeholder/teams to ensure optimal business outcomes are achieved 
• Manage teams, suppliers and other contributors to exceptional levels of execution of all assigned deliverables and programs – on schedule and within budget 
• Demonstrate success in managing and negotiating with third-party vendors. 
• Strong project management skills are needed to manage both internal and external requirements. Has excellent customer service skills 
• Work individually or with a team in recommending action, scheduling and planning projects, estimating costs and managing projects to completion 
• Identify, evaluate and recommend marketing opportunities consistent with product line objectives 
• Provide pre- and post-sale marketing support to sales representatives in the US and global markets 

• Minimum of 4 years of industry related experience with event planning and tradeshow experience 
• Bachelors or higher degree. Degree in marketing, business, or science discipline preferred. 
• Ability to think strategically, and ensure event activities support business goals. 
• Team player that enjoys collaborating with internal, external partner teams, customers and vendor/consultants to drive business objectives in a nimble, progressive environment 
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Consultative approach to questions, concerns and issues 
• Exceptional communication skills (verbal and written) for the development of marketing strategies and tactics, product analysis and project management 
• Microsoft Suite product expertise: PPT, Word, Excel, etc. 
• May perform other related duties as required and/or assigned 
• Percent of Travel: 25 - 40%